Global optimization for a special class of discrete-valued optimal control problems

Heung Wing Joseph Lee, M. M. Ali, K. H. Wong

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A special class of optimal discrete-valued control problems is solved by two different global optimization techniques, namely, the Simulated Annealing algorithm (SA) and the Genetic algorithm (GA). Two numerical examples have been solved to examine the efficiency of each of these two methods.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)735-756
Number of pages22
JournalDynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems Series B: Applications and Algorithms
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2004


  • Discrete valued
  • Genetic algorithm
  • Global optimization
  • Optimal control
  • Simulated annealing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics

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